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BUYER’S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY LAW §462 PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT”.  This form should be utilized by licensees working with buyers to comply with the licensees obligations under the new PCDS law that is effective on 3/20/2024.

Fair Housing regulations effective June 20, 2020 will have an impact on real estate related activities.

The new Fair Housing regulation is divided into three sections, Housing and Anti-Discrimination Disclosure Form, Fair Housing Notice and video and audio recording of all Fair Housing continuing education courses.  Below, please find guidance in the form of questions and answers as to how to comply with each section.

Brokers and licensees will need to provide a link on their website to the Fair Housing Notice (FHN) by June 20, 2020.  “All websites created and maintained by real estate brokers, associate real estate brokers, real estate salespersons and any real estate team…shall prominently and conspicuously display on the homepage of such website” a link to the FHN provided by the DOS.  By prominently and conspicuously, the link should appear “above the fold” and should not require a consumer to scroll down the webpage to find the link. 

Here is the link that must be provided:

View this video webinar for a more detailed explanation of the new Fair Housing regulations from NYSAR Director of Legal Affairs, Anthony Gatto.

Visit for more information and FAQs from NYSAR. 


Housing and Anti-Discrimination Disclosure Form (HADF)

Fair Housing Notice

Fair Housing Regulation


COVID-19 Updates

Please visit for all statewide information regarding COVID-19. 

"NYSAR is committed to keeping you informed with updates and resources regarding the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on your business and industry. Keep checking back—this page will be updated regularly with new information. For more on how to protect yourself and your families, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website."

Resources include: 


NYSAR Updates

Please visit the NAR website for national updates regarding COVID-19. 

NAR Resources for Commercial Real Estate

NAR COVID -19 Policy and Advocacy